Tag Archives: Dance

West African Live Drumming and Dance!

Friday, August 9th at 6pm
Artistree, South Pomfret VT

More information and your tickets here!

We’re delighted to offer a joyful participatory West African community evening with Sayon and Lev Camara and Arabalon on Friday August 9! Drum and/or dance, listen, observe! It’s your choice.

Come one, come all. This is your African village. The music and dance are traditional, taught in the village style, making it accessible to all. Young, old, singles, couples, families, groups, experienced or no experience at all. Everyone is welcome.

A 6pm drumming class with Sayon will start the evening, followed at 7pm with dance instruction by Lev to Sayon’s live drumming. For about the last 90 minutes of the evening, Sayon and Arabalon will perform for all who care to watch, listen and/or dance to the beat of their own West African inspired drum!

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TONIGHT 7/26! Joyous Africa in White River Junction

An Evening of West African Music
Drum and Dance
Friday, July 26
6:00 – 9:00 pm
ALL ARE WELCOME from youth to elders, inexperienced, experienced! This is a
community event.

With Guinean Joyous Master Drummer Sayon Camara and Araba-lon
Live Drumming All Night!
All music and dance is traditional from Sayon’s village in Guinea

6:00 pm Drum with Sayon!
7:00 pm Dance with Lev!
7:30 pm Free Dance!

Location
Ancient Healing Arts Yoga Studio
85 N Main St • Tip Top Building • Room 240 • 2nd Floor
White River Junction VT

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Make It a Weekend of Drumming and Dance with Sayon! July 19-21

Be sure to see Sayon at all these Boston area venues this coming weekend! Make a weekend of drumming and dance! Together we’ll stay cool!

July 19
Friday
Special Friday Evening Drumming Workshop with Sayon Camara
Waban MA
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Registration is OPEN right here!
Waban Library Center, 1608 Beacon Street, Waban MA 02468

July 20
Saturday
Eastern MA Rhythm Festival (EMRF)
Drumming Workshop with Sayon Camara
Dance Workshop with Lev Camara
Uxbridge MA
12:30 – 1:30 pm Drum with Sayon
1:30 – 2:30 pm Dance with Lev to Sayon’s Live Drumming!
For info and the schedule at EMRF go here.

July 21
Sunday
Drumming Workshop with Sayon Camara
On the banks of the Charles River!
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
For info and registration go here.
The DrumConnection

See you in a just a few days! Lev


Travel to Guinea with Sayon!

Drumming, Music, Dance & Culture Intensive

3 Weeks of Immersion into the Culture of Sayon’s Native Guinea

December 30, 2019 – January 19, 2020

Find out more and get started here!

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Guinea Workshop Starts in 16 Days!

Get more information on this amazing workshop for this year or next year!

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Sayon Just Added 4 More August Events in New Hampshire and Maine! Check it Out!

Go right to the Calendar to get the scoop!

 

Sayon playing at a festival.


Africa in a Yoga Studio! Friday 8/3

We are going to have a blast listening to Sayon play with Araba-lon, singing and dancing, all West African village style! You can donate if you wish and this is a FREE event. First Friday in White River Junction VT.

The details are in the poster. Stop in and say hi! We’d love to see you.

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West African DANCE Tomorrow, Saturday 6/23!!! Not to be missed if you love to DANCE!

The Dynamic Duo of Sayon Camara live drumming to the dance teaching of Marita Kennedy-Castro!

They will put the wings of an infectiously joyful drumbeat under your feet!

Saturday June 23

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
One Class Only!
White River Junction VT

Marita is a fluid, inspiring, exquisite dancer and loving teacher. All are welcome! Young, old, experienced, inexperienced. We are here to experience the culture and have fun!

Register NOW! Contact Us Here!

Cost
Adults 18-70 / $15
Adults 70+ / $10
Teens 12-18 / $10
Children Under 12 / $5
Children Under 5 / No Charge / Elders bringing them are responsible for watching them

Location
AHA Yoga • 85 North Main Street • Suite 240
White River Junction VT
2nd Floor of the Tip Top Building


You’ve Been Asking to DANCE and Here’s Your Chance!

We’re Delighted to Offer a Special West African Style Dance Class on June 23 with Marita Kennedy-Castro! With Live Drumming by Sayon and Araba-lon

Saturday June 23
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

One Class Only!
White River Junction VT

Marita is a fluid, inspiring, exquisite dancer and loving teacher.

Location 
AHA Yoga • 85 North Main Street • Suite 240
White River Junction VT
2nd Floor of the Tip Top Building

All are welcome! Young, old, experienced, inexperienced.

Register NOW! Call or text Lev at 802-779-4914 or contact us right here.

More info here or in the poster below!

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NH ME VT… Not to be missed!

This is a fun night! And open to ALL! Hear Sayon and Araba-lon live and learn to move through some traditional dance moves village style.

Sayon and Araba-lon Drum and Dance
Friday April 13
New African Americans Friday Family Fun Night
6 – 8 pm
Grace Capital Church • 543 Pembroke Street • Pembroke NH


Will you be at the Laconia NH Multicultural Festival tomorrow?

We will be! See you there…

Sayon Performs with Araba-lon
Includes a Drumming Workshop Class for Kids!  • 11:00 – 11:30 am
Includes a Dance Workshop • 11:30 am – 12 noon

Saturday, September 9
Laconia Multicultural Festival
 Festival Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Performance • 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Laconia NH


Drum and Dance with Sayon in Maine! June 24-26

After a GREAT wrap on the West coast Sayon is ready to drum with East coast drummers and friends. Maine here he comes! We’ll be drumming on djembes and dounouns, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and adding dance to the Sunday afternoon drumming class of the traditional Kassa rhythm. Get ready for joy!

Register here!


African Culture Class! Saturday August 8

Once again! A chance to journey with Sayon in a class that engages participants in the drumming, music, song, story, traditional language and dance from Sayon’s village of Kouya Sidia. All ages and experience levels welcome!

4:30 – 6:00 pm

Open Door Studio • 18 North Main Street • White River Junction VT
For full details and to register:
http://www.opendoorworkshop.com/workshops.html

Sayon playing in his village for the children.


So Sad to Hear About the Passing of Abdoulaye Sylla

Abdoulaye was so kind to me when I was out in Seattle last year.

I would like to extend his kindness by letting others know of this opportunity to help Abdoulaye’s family take him home to Guinea.

Thank you all.

http://www.gofundme.com/AbdoulayeSylla


Special! Drum + Dance with Sayon + Yalani! Wednesday July 8

Sayon Camara + Yalani Bangoura
Special Drum + Dance Class!
Don’t miss this double class with two exemplary artists from Guinea!
Wednesday July 8, 2015
6:15 – 7:30 pm Drum Class with Sayon
7:30 – 9:00 pm Dance Class with Yalani
Stone Church • 210 Main Street • Brattleboro VT
Information here.

Sayon Camara Drums  Yalani Bagoura Dances